Day: June 5, 2017

8th Annual ‘Tee It Up Fore Autism’

ZANESVILLE, Ohio- The National Autism Association of Southeast Ohio hosted their 8th Annual ‘Tee It Up Fore Autism’ golf outing this morning. The event, which took place at the Zanesville Country Club, was designed to raise money for local families … …read more

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Telemedicine program for treating autism expanding

A telemedicine initiative that serves persons with autism and their families is being expanded beyond the borders of Missouri, where it was developed. This spring, Project ECHO for autism began expanding its geographic reach to Alaska, Arizona and Nevada … …read more

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Kind barber helps teen with autism by cutting his hair in car

INSIDE EDITION – A kind barber helped soothe a 16-year-old with autism by giving him a haircut in the family’s car – a safe space for the teen. Evan O’Dwyer has been going to his barber, Donncha O’Connell, in Ireland for nearly his entire life, but on … …read more

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Marion student with autism finishes 39th in National History Bee

MARION — From ancient history to modern times, Nicholas Weaver was quizzed on it all as he competed in the championship rounds of the National History Bee this past weekend in Atlanta. In the end, he placed 39th out of 64 other eighth-graders who made it … …read more

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Co-Parenting Tips If You Have Asperger’s/Autism

4 Tips to Raising a Healthy Child As a Co-Parent If You Have Asperger’s/Autism How to be a Successful Co-Parent If You Have Asperger’s/Autism Even though, the majority of couples I’ve worked with as a couples counselor where the husband or wife has … …read more

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Top Cannabis Strains for Autism

Autism is one of the most widely documented conditions affected millions around the world, but thankfully it’s also one that cannabis has been proven to cure. Sadly, this condition affects more children, and has even caused families to relocate to … …read more

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Sinai Hospital improves emergency care for children with autism

Sinai Hospital has a pediatric emergency center. Besides being caring for kids in the toughest of situations, they are also prepared to help children on the autism spectrum. It’s easy for Meg Andrade to gush about her 16-year-old son Devin. “He’s super … …read more

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AAA 400 Drive for Autism: 5 takeaways from NASCAR at Dover

As Jimmie Johnson tied Cale Yarbrough, what did we learn from the AAA 400 Drive for Autism? Here are our takeaways from NASCAR at Dover. When reigning NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson won the AAA 400 Drive for Autism on Sunday, he also drove himself into the … …read more

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Barber goes above and beyond for boy with autism

A Facebook post about a barber’s act of kindness toward a boy with autism is gaining a lot of attention. Evan, who has autism, went to get a haircut last Monday, but ran into a minor issue when one of his parents said he didn’t want to stay seated. …read more

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NASCAR DFS: AAA 400 Drive For Autism DraftKings Lineup Tips

For all your NASCAR needs this season, stay with us all season long! Click here to see our NASCAR homepage where we cover all the action! The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series is making its first stop of the year at Dover International Speedway this … …read more

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Brain development and aging

The brain is a complex organ — a network of nerve cells, or neurons, producing thought, memory, action, and feeling. How does this complex system change from childhood to adulthood to late life in order to maintain optimal behavioral responses? These questions were put to the test by psychologists who …read more

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Baby teeth suggest autism link with lead uptake in womb

The risk of developing autism may be affected by mineral exposure in the womb, suggests a study in twins. Children who developed autism had higher levels of the heavy metal lead in their baby teeth just before and after birth. This appears to predict the … …read more

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Autism and resistance to the change from winter to summer clothes

My grandson [who has autism] has to have his coat on when going outside even when it’s hot, and he won’t wear shorts. What can we do? Today’s “Got Questions?” answer is by psychologist Stephanie Weber, of the Kelly O’Leary Center for Autism … …read more

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